Marriage and Death Notices from the Charleston Observer, 1827-1845 - Brent H. Holcomb. Newspaper abstracts can be extremely helpful sources of genealogical data, especially where and when civil records were not kept with diligence. The "Observer" was a Presbyterian newspaper which published denominational news, and marriage and death notices from a wide area. Although the bulk of the notices pertain to South Carolina, many relate to North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.
(1980), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 288 pp.